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Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Facebook reportedly plans to launch its own cryptocurrency   —  With an eye towards payments on the social media platform  —  Facebook is reportedly planning to launch its own cryptocurrency, according to a report from Cheddar's Alex Heath.  —  Currently, there isn't too much detail …
May 11, 2018, 11:26 AMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Google Maps to get AR directions and recommendation features through a “For you” tab, as well as new social features like voting on where to eat, coming summer   —  Plus, the ability to vote on restaurants with friends  —  Google showed off new features for Google Maps at I/O today …
May 8, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Google is taking on the iPhone X with new multitasking gesture navigation in Android P, doing away with the three-icon array of on-screen buttons   —  Android P is shaping up to a be a big update for Google's operating system, down to the basic way you navigate the OS, which Google is overhauling …
May 8, 2018, 2:47 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Amazon adds International Shopping feature to its mobile apps, letting users easily shop for products when abroad with support for 5 languages and 25 currencies   —  Displaying in five new languages and 25 local currencies, with pricing, shipping, import duty estimates, and customs clearance
Apr 17, 2018, 3:31 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
About 2M Spotify users, or 2.3% of users of its free service, are avoiding ads via modified apps or accounts, according to Spotify's IPO filing   —  Over 2 percent of free users  —  Earlier this month, news broke that Spotify was cracking down on users running modded versions of the Spotify app …
Mar 23, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Google says it will spend $300M over the next three years to support journalism and fight disinformation through the newly announced Google News Initiative   —  ‘We need to do more’  —  Google is announcing new efforts today to support the media industry by fighting misinformation and bolstering journalism …
Mar 20, 2018, 11:14 AMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Google unveils Learn with Google AI site for AI and machine learning resources, posts free 15-hour Machine Learning Crash Course used by 18K Google employees   —  A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources  —  Machine learning and AI …
Feb 28, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Nest co-founder Matt Rogers is leaving the company just after it rejoins Google   —  Rogers served as chief product officer at Nest  —  Nest co-founder Matt Rogers announced on Twitter today that he'll be leaving the smart home company.  The news comes just a day after Nest …
Feb 8, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Amazon says it will begin removing lock screen ads on its discounted Prime Exclusive Phone program on February 7 but will reportedly raise phones' prices by $20   —  New devices will drop the ads starting tomorrow  —  Amazon has announced that starting tomorrow, February 7th …
Feb 6, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
FCC chairman Ajit Pai says he is opposed to a proposal for the government to build a 5G network   —  Over the weekend, Axios reported that officials within the Trump administration have been proposing the creation of a nationwide 5G network in order to protect against Chinese leadership in forthcoming networking technology.
Jan 29, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context

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